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Suspected assassins kill 57-yr-old businessman in Oyo

A 57-year-old businessman, Oladeji Babalola, has been killed by some suspected assassins in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.

The business enthusiast popularly addressed as Chicago was killed at Agbriko area, Jemibewon Road, Ibadan North-West local government area of the State.

Report has it that the victim was into the sale of sportswears at Adamasingba Sports Complex in Ibadan.

He reportedly received a business call from an unknown person, which he left for.

“He has changed his shoe to sleepers when the call came in for a business. So, he left immediately, but unfortunately for him, two guys were trailing him on the bike (motorcycle).

“They rode close to him and shot him dead. They shot him on the head and another part of the body,” the source said.

The spokesperson of the state police command, Adewale Osifeso, while confirming the incident, said the police had begun an investigation into the matter.

“The incident is confirmed. An investigation has commenced demystifying circumstances surrounding the incident. Updates would be communicated, please,” he added.

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